Thu, Oct 15, 2009
WSU Power Grid Project Included in Final Version of Senate Spending Bill
Funding will help create more reliable, stable and secure power grid
Groups Ask EPA to Protect Kids from Pesticides
SEATTLE - Groups of farm workers, doctors and mothers have banded together to ask the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to do more to protect children from pesticides. On Wednesday, they filed a petition, citing examples of how dangerous chemicals that had been sprayed on fields and orchards drifted into other areas, affecting schools and neighborhoods.
Wed, Oct 14, 2009
New information moves search base for missing pilot
Air search and rescue teams are moving to the Olympia Airport this morning (Oct. 14) to resume the search for a missing Lake Roesiger pilot, Gordon Last, 51, and his Taylorcraft two-seat airplane. Last has been missing since Saturday, Oct. 10.
Tue, Oct 13, 2009
Air search continues in Snohomish County for missing pilot and his Taylorcraft airplane
The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) Aviation continues the air search for missing pilot, Gordon Last, and his Taylorcraft two-seat airplane. Last has been missing since Saturday, Oct. 10.
I-1033 Opponents Hope for Strength in Numbers
One of the hottest issues on the upcoming ballot in Washington is Initiative 1033, which would hold the state, cities and counties to strict limits on the amount of income they can raise through taxes.
Mon, Oct 12, 2009
Search under way in Snohomish County for missing Taylor Craft airplane
ARLINGTON - The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) Aviation is searching for a missing Taylor Craft two-seat airplane that has been missing since Saturday, Oct. 10.
Adults Urged to Step Up, So Kids Won't Drop Out
TACOMA, Wash. - About 18,000 students drop out and fail to graduate from high school every year in Washington.
Governor Gregoire joins B.C. Premier Campbell to celebrate Amtrak Cascades second train service to Vancouver, B.C.
Gregoire announces discounted fares to Vancouver B.C.
Wed, Oct 7, 2009
State Lawmakers Step Up for Nat'l. Health Care Debate
OLYMPIA, Wash. - Almost 1,000 state lawmakers, including 64 from Washington, have signed a petition asking their federal counterparts for lower health care costs, a public insurance option, and shared responsibility for these costs by government, employers and individuals.
Mon, Oct 5, 2009
Food Safety, Oversight are Growing Concerns
SEATTLE - Just in the last three weeks, the federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced recalls of some brands of beef bouillon, baby formula, cookies, parsley and imported dried plums and apricots.
Fri, Oct 2, 2009
What Does WA Win with New Climate Bill?
The U.S. Senate has begun considering a major bill to clean up the environment, increase the country's energy efficiency and create jobs. Authors of the Clean Energy Jobs and American Power Act say the savings will be greater than the price tag. The goals include reducing carbon pollution by 20 percent within the next ten years.
Wed, Sep 30, 2009
Groups Challenge WA Coal Plant’s Permit Renewal
It's another round in the fight for cleaner air in Washington. Conservation groups have appealed an air pollution permit issued to the only coal-fired power plant in the state, located in Centralia.
Tue, Sep 29, 2009
Health Reform: What About A “Third” Public Option?
Is it in or is it out? Or, is there a "third" public option to consider?
Thu, Sep 24, 2009
Former Washington first lady Evans latest oral history subject
Nancy Evans, Washington’s first lady for 12 years and a civic and cultural activist for all seasons, is the latest extraordinary citizen to be spotlighted by The Legacy Project, the oral history program formed in 2008 by the Office of the Secretary of State.
Senator Murray Announces $25M in Recovery Funding for Affordable Rental Housing, Improving Energy Efficiency in Washington State Homes
(Washington, D.C.) – Today, U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) announced that $25,269,970 has been released by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to allow Washington state housing authorities to build or renovate affordable rental apartments and make existing public housing units more energy efficient.
Marysville Police Take Two into Custody for Robbery, Kidnapping, Drug Possession
An 18 year old Snohomish County man turned himself in to Marysville Police today on the advice of his attorney.
Night work will close one lane of SR9 in the Lake Stevens area
Single lane closures will be in effect this week and next week on one mile of SR9 from south of South Lake Stevens Road to north of 20th Street SE. Grinding and paving of the road surface will take place from 8 p.m. to 4:30 a.m. during the following nights:
Senator Murray, Insurance Commissioner Kreidler Respond to White House Health Insurance Report Highlighting Washington State Increases
Can Reading a Book Make a Difference?
Mercy Corps Launches “Half the Sky” Contest for Book Clubs
Mon, Sep 21, 2009
Murray Applauds Clean-Energy Transportation Recovery Funding for Everett, Wenatchee, Vancouver
Funding will create jobs, help local communities reduce greenhouse gas emissions
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